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LATEST NWS UPDATE ON FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

LATEST NWS UPDATE ON FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

January 13th, 2017

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A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* TIMING…THROUGH THE DAY TODAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS…MOST ACCUMULATIONS HAVE BEEN AND WILL
CONTINUE TO BE ON ELEVATED SURFACES. THE ICE WILL CONTINUE TO
HAVE A MUCH MORE DIFFICULT TIME ACCUMULATING ON ROAD SURFACES
NOW THAT IT IS DAYLIGHT…AND DUE TO EXISTING TREATMENT IN
SOME AREAS.

AMOUNTS ON ELEVATED SURFACES WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM A TRACE TO
TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS FROM MARBLE HILL
TO PERRYVILLE IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI…AND FROM CARBONDALE TO WEST
FRANKFORT AND MOUNT VERNON IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS.

* IMPACTS…A FEW BACK ROADS…SIDE WALKS AND PARKING LOTS UNTREATED
MAY BE SLICK AND HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY MEANS THAT LESS THAN ONE QUARTER INCH OF
FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS. SLOW DOWN AND USE
CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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